Category: Articles

Is Canada Still Accepting Business Immigration?

Article written by Slava Apel, CEO of Startup Visa Services Introduction In an increasingly globalised economy, Canada’s business migration programmes have been vital pathways for international entrepreneurs and companies. These programmes not only facilitate the seamless transfer of key personnel but also foster innovation and economic growth. Recent changes announced on the 29th of April […]

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Bulgaria Golden Visa: A Streamlined Path to EU Residency and Beyond

Article written by Vasil Markov IMCM, Director of Advocate Markov Following the closure of Bulgaria’s fast-track citizenship by investment programme in 2022, the government quietly introduced the Bulgaria Golden Visa in autumn 2023. Although the fast-track option is no longer available, the new programme offers increased transparency and flexibility. Pre-Approval Stage The government has implemented […]

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Navigating the Complexities of Citizenship by Investment Due Diligence

An article by Melissa Kelley-Hilton FIMC, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Hilton Global Associates Inc. In today’s global landscape, Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programmes offer individuals a unique opportunity to acquire second citizenship or residency in a foreign country. Often lauded for their potential economic benefits, CBI programmes have gained popularity among high-net-worth individuals seeking […]

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Starting Up in Malta: Exploring the New Residence Programme for Entrepreneurs

An article by Kenneth Camilleri IMCM, CEO, Vertex Alliance The Malta Startup Residence Programme (MSRP) is designed to attract investment from non-EU nationals by offering a renewable three-year residency permit to startup founders, co-founders, key employees, and their families. This programme is ideal for entrepreneurs seeking to launch and expand their innovative businesses in a […]

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Greek Golden Visa Programme Amendments & Transition Period: The Refined Guidelines

Article written by Elena Shiapani IMCM, Chief Executive Officer MIBS Group With its rich cultural heritage, stunning landscapes, and strategic geographical position, Greece continues to captivate investors and travellers alike. Its appeal is further bolstered by favourable investment opportunities and progressive economic policies. The Greek real estate market in 2024 continues its trajectory of growth […]

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Security and standard of living beyond the passport: A Look at Comprehensive Citizenship Rankings

Article written by Aydin Aksoy IMCM, Director and Company Owner of White Bird Group For years, we have relied on annual passport rankings from various institutions. These rankings focus solely on visa-free travel privileges, targeting frequent travellers seeking visa-free destinations. However, a truly comprehensive ranking system should consider travel freedom (mobility) and the overall strength […]

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Dominica: The Country that Bounces Back

Dominica’s resilience in the face of global challenges and its commitment to sustainable development shine through its Citizenship by Investment (CBI) pathway, offering investors a gateway to a dynamic, environmentally conscious nation. Some countries fall flat in the face of global challenges and environmental inequalities. Not so for the Commonwealth of Dominica: the country’s message […]

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St Kitts and Nevis: A Trusted Innovator

St. Kitts and Nevis champions sustainability through investment migration, setting a high standard for future-focused development. Global citizens looking for a country they can trust on sustainability, transparency and innovation have the ‘ gold standard’ in St Kitts and Nevis. The island continues to innovate while also prioritising the integrity of its pioneering CBI programme. […]

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